Category: Local News

Orangeville Police Find Alleged Suspicious Driver to Pose No Threat

Police have dismissed a tip about a suspicious man in Orangeville as a false alarm, following a thorough investigation. On Monday, June 4, 2018, Orangeville Police received a tip about a suspicious vehicle and driver near Third Avenue and Second

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Shelburne Police Investigating Vandalism at Greenwood Park

Shelburne Police launched an investigation when the Shelburne Town Works Department notified them of vandalism to the washrooms located at Greenwood Park. The total cost of the damage and cleanup has not yet been determined; however the damage includes a smashed

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Orangeville Police Raise Over $10,000 for Cancer Society

The Orangeville Police Service would like to thank the community for their support of the 2018 Cops for Cancer fundraising initiative, raising over $10,000. Members of the Orangeville Police Service participated in a month long initiative to raise funds for the Canadian

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Over $13,000 Raised At Law Enforcement Torch Run For Special Olympics Hosted By Shelburne Police

For the Seventh year in a row that Shelburne Police Service hosted a leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run For Special Olympics Ontario.  The 4 km community run took place on June 1st. This year the Shelburne Police Service

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Orangeville Approves Policy for Pianos on Public Property

The Town of Orangeville now has a policy for pianos on public property. In an effort to encourage public participation in the arts and culture sector while also ensuring public safety, Council has approved a policy that aims to meet both of

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Celebrate Canada Day in Orangeville

Bring your national pride to Orangeville as the community celebrates Canada Day on Sunday, July 1. Enjoy free, Canadian-inspired activities and entertainment at the Alder Recreation Centre at 275 Alder Street from 12-5 p.m. and enjoy the fireworks show over Island Lake

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Orangeville Police Seek Help Identifying Mischief Suspect

Orangeville Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect responsible for two mischief incidents that took place early Monday morning. On Monday, June 4, 2018, police received a report of vandalism at a carwash and a daycare

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Orangeville Police Raise Over $10,000 For Cancer Research

Orangeville Police are thanking the community for their support of the 2018 Cops for Cancer fundraising initiative, raising over $10,000. Members of the Orangeville Police Service participated in a month long initiative to raise funds for the Canadian Cancer Society, culminating on

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Orangeville Police Looking To ID This Suspect

Police are looking for help from the public to identify a suspect responsible for two mischief incidents early Monday morning.  The suspect used purple spray-paint to write profanity on the windows of a daycare and a car wash on Town

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Orangeville Police Investigating A Suspicious Vehicle And Male

Police contacted the youth after seeing Facebook posts about the incident this morning. A 15-year-old male was riding his bike (Mon, June 4, at 4 pm) on Third Street when a white van pulled up beside him. The male driver

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Skunk Tests Positive For Rabies In Elora

Public Health has been informed that a skunk in the Elora area has tested positive for rabies. This is a reminder to stay away from all wildlife, including bats, raccoons, foxes and stray cats and dogs. Pet owners should also vaccinate

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Orangeville To Compete At National Communities in Bloom July 12-14

The Town of Orangeville is one of three Canadian municipalities competing at the national level in the 2018 Communities in Bloom challenge, in the population category of 10,001 to 30,000. Two national judges – Susan Ellis and Tina Liu, both

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Guelph Man Wins $100,000 In Lotto 6/49 Draw

Congratulations Nick Difrancesco of Guelph on winning a $100,000 prize in the May 26, 2018 Lotto 6/49 draw.   The winning ticket was purchased at Esso on Mosley Street in Wasaga Beach.  

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Students and Staff Raise Funds for Local Cancer Care at Glenbrook Gives

For the fifth year in a row, the Glenbrook Elementary School community has come together to raise funds for cancer care and treatment. On Friday June 1, Glenbrook ES held Glenbrook Gives, an annual fundraiser that supports cancer research and

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Caledon Man Fined And Banned From Hunting

A Caledon man has been fined and banned from hunting for a violation under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act. The repeat Offender pleaded guilty and was fined $500 for unlawfully possessing a loaded and unencased firearm at night. He

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